Bom-Wrapper

Gerald Keller

Gerald Hamilton Keller

Wednesday, August 18th, 1954 - Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Gerald Keller, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Gerald Keller

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Gerald's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Gerald's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Gerald Hamilton Keller, 65, of Reisterstown, Maryland, passed away unexpectedly on March 25, 2020, at his apartment at Catholic Charities in Baltimore County, MD.

Born August 18, 1954 in Baltimore, Maryland, he was the son of the late Harry Keller, Jr. and the late Jessie Neva (Waddell) Keller, longtime residents of Lutherville, MD.

He is survived by two sisters, Carol L. (Keller) Hyneckeal of Westminster, Maryland and Janet D. (Keller) Orso-Allen of Salem, Oregon as well as one niece and three nephews.

Gerald (Jerry) attended Ft. Garrison Elementary school, Pikesville Jr. High and Pikesville Sr. High Schools in Pikesville, Maryland. After graduating from Pikesville Sr. High in 1972, Jerry embarked on a solo journey to Germany, a country he had dreamed about visiting for some time, and a trip which he would repeat several times throughout his life.

Besides traveling overseas, Jerry also did some traveling in the US and spent a couple of years living and working as a groundskeeper in Colorado. Home base was always the Baltimore area however, including Lutherville, Owings Mills, Reisterstown and Westminster as well as downtown Baltimore.

Throughout his life, Jerry’s main passion was music and he seized every opportunity he could to play his guitar, sing and play his harmonica to entertain others. While he didn’t make much money, he was happiest while singing and strumming. On at least one extended trip to Germany, he played his music on the streets for donations and supported himself with odd jobs such as washing dishes.

While living in downtown Baltimore from 2012 to 2014, Jerry began attending the Zion Lutheran Church. He loved the fact that the church offered a weekly service in German, as well as one in English. Most often, he would stay for both services. Later, while living further away, in Baltimore or Carroll County, he would find a way to attend both services at Zion whenever possible.

Jerry was a sweet and generous person, and will be missed by all who knew him.

Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Gerald

Service Details

Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.

Purchase Flowers

Consider providing a gift of comfort for the family of Gerald Keller by sending flowers.

Purchase Flowers

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Gerald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
J

Jan Pennington

Posted at 09:48pm
Mr. Keller will be missed at Reisters Clearing Senior Apartments. Everyone enjoyed getting to know him. Our condolences to his family.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: